TCAS


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TCAS

abbreviation for
(Aeronautics) traffic collision avoidance system: a safety system in aircraft that is designed to prevent mid-air collisions
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Although literature supporting the use of TCAs and SSRIs is lacking, she said that other medications used for IBS have not been effective and that these medications seem to work.
Chang acknowledged that substantial literature supporting the use of TCAs and SSRIs is lacking and that more studies need to be conducted.
A spokeswoman for Easyjet said: "We can confirm the flight EZY7254 from Krakow to Liverpool, operated by an Airbus 319 with 120 passengers and six crew, followed standard operating procedures and climbed to a slightly higher altitude, following notification on the aircraft's TCAS system that an aircraft a number of miles away had slightly exceeded the normal flying separation limits.
"Our pilots are highly trained and followed standard operating procedures, as TCAS advises them of which action to take when dealing with this type of situation.
The captain of Flight 907 followed his instruction, without following the guidance by the TCAS to increase altitude to avoid a collision, and the plane came close to colliding with Flight 958, the indictment said.
TCAs and opioids have been shown to be effective for the treatment of this condition but they previously have not been compared with each other.
Swiss air traffic control spokesman Patrick Herr said it was not yet known why the TCAS put both planes on a possible collision course.
In 1981, the FAA launched the current TCAS program.
TCAS II interacts with ATC radar and the controller is aware of the traffic and will give you an avoidance vector if needed.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharastra) [India], Mar 17 (ANI): A mid-air collision between two international flights was averted at Mumbai air space following the activation of traffic collision avoidance systems (TCAS).
Approximately 55 years ago, tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) began to be used to treat neuropathic pain.